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We Will Not Beg For Dansuki- Northern Leaders

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Leaders of the North have stated that they will not intervene in the ongoing trial of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), and other alleged accomplices in the ongoing probe into an arms procurement scandal. The leaders, under the auspices of the Northern Elders’ Forum, the Northern Elders’ ...

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Jonathan Left N13.6 billion Abacha Loot For President Buhari

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan reportedly left……..N13.6 billion loot recovered from former Head of State, late Gen. Sani Abacha in the Nigerian treasury. Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, stated this to journalists at the end of the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the ...

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More Nigerians deported from Europe

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Twenty eight Nigerians were on Thursday deported for residing in three European countries without valid visas. NAN reports that the Nigerians were repatriated from Italy, Switzerland and Belgium. NAN recalls that 48 Nigerians were on November 25, deported from the United Kingdom for various immigration offences. Federal Airports Authority of ...

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Recovered Abacha loot is $26.4m, £19m – FG

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The Federal Government has disclosed that, ‎as at the end of November, the total amount recovered from the former military dictator, late Gen. Sanni Abacha, stood at $26.4 million and £19 million, respectively. ‎This was disclosed at the end of a meeting of the National Economic Council presided over by ...

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Family Of Kanu Thanks Buhari, Nigerians Over Son’s Release

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Mr Israel Kanu, the father of the pro-Biafra activist, Nnamdi Kanu, has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and other Nigerians over the release of his son. The elder Kanu is the traditional ruler of Afara Ukwu Ibeku Autonomous Community, Umuahia. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in ...

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Celebrations in Enugu as Kanu regains freedom

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Wild jubilation erupted in major streets of Enugu metropolis,Thursday, as the news of the release of detained Director, Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu filtered in. Nnamdi was arrested on October 17, by security operatives, shortly after he arrived Nigeria from his base in the United Kingdom which prompted over one month ...

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UPDATED: Diezani Alison-Madueke Is Alive And Well – Family

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Former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, is not dead, family sources have said. This is coming after the rumour of her death went viral on social media on Thursday. According to the report, the former minister died of cancer in London and is being prepared to be flown back ...

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UK concerned over Zaria, Kaduna violence

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The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright has expressed concern over the recent violent clash between the Nigerian Army and the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Zaria that left an unspecified number of people dead, as well as the violent protest in Kaduna. He equally charged the security forces ...

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Tension in Kaduna as Shiites protest

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There was palpable tension in Kaduna yesterday, following a clash between the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly known as Shi’ite, and security operatives in Tudun Wada area of the metropolis. Our correspondent observed that shops, banks and markets were hurriedly closed as the news filtered into the State at about ...

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Protest staged in front of Nigerian Embassy over deaths of Shia Muslims

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Iranian people staged a rally in front of Nigerian Embassy to protest against the cruel massacre of Shia Muslims by Nigerian Army. Comprised of university students, seminary scholars and members of cultural unions and artistic center from various Tehran districts, the protesters denounced the Nigerian officials’ insults against the Shia ...

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Saudi Arabia Forms Muslim ‘Anti-terrorism’ Coalition

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Saudi Arabia has formed a coalition of 34 mainly Muslim countries – including powers such as Egypt and Turkey – to coordinate a fight against “terrorist organisations”. The alliance was announced by Mohammed bin Salman, the country’s defence minister and deputy crown prince, on Tuesday. Arab countries such as Qatar ...

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